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New water treatment facility for Shek Wu Hui in Sheung Shui

A new water treatment facility at Shek Wu Hui in Sheung Shui will help recycle 56,000 cubic meters of water – enough to fill 24 standard swimming polls daily. Water from the facility will be used


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MTRC works proposal submitted

The Highways Department today received a holistic proposal from the Mass Transit Railway Corporation on the Hung Hom Station Extension works under the Sha Tin to Central Link project. The Government asked the MTRC to formulate a


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13 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 13 building plans in September – five on Hong Kong Island, two in Kowloon and six in the New Territories. Seven were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, four were for commercial developments,


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Talks set amid land deadlock

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government is actively following up on the alleged occupation of land by Mainland boundary guards in Sha Tau Kok, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said today. Speaking during the Chief Executive’s


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Innovation to boost construction in Hong Kong

The construction industry contributes more than 5% to Hong Kong’s GDP, while employing about 9% of our workforce. The results are visible, and visibly impressive. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, now the world’s longest sea crossing, was


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Tender for Kai Tak site awarded

The tender for a Kai Tak site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $8.907 billion, the Lands Department announced today. New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6591 at Kai Tak Area 4B


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Reclamation plan to be studied

The Government is planning to conduct detailed studies on the Lantau Tomorrow plan, thus there is currently no formal estimate on the costs for its reclamation works and transport infrastructures. Secretary for Development Michael Wong made


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HK’s Chief Executive says land reclamation is unavoidable

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today said reclamation is unavoidable when it comes to increasing land supply. Speaking to reporters ahead of the Executive Council meeting, Mrs Lam said those awaiting public housing now need to wait 5.5 years


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Tech park progress discussed

Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas Yang and Shenzhen Vice Mayor Ai Xuefeng co-chaired the Joint Task Force on the Development of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation & Technology Park’s fourth meeting today. The two sides discussed


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Kai Tak site sold

The tender for a site in Kai Tak has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $8.33 billion, the Lands Department announced. New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6574 at Kai Tak Area


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